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Accurately determining the number of Auger electrons per nuclear decay for medical isotopes

Alotiby, Mohmmed


Auger-emitting radionuclides have great potential in cancer treatment as low-energy Auger electrons (below 5 keV) deposit a high radiation dose over a very short distance. Auger-based therapy is attractive as, in contrast to alpha and beta particles, the affected volume around the decaying radionuclides is much smaller than the volume of a cell. Moreover, low-energy electrons (3-20 eV) have been shown to be very effective in causing DNA cleavage. In this study, a monolayer of 125I was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5147ce07f40


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